Sister Rita Announces Award
Sr. Rita Watkins, president of the SSMO Campus Schools Corporation, announced on February 18, 2009, that Valley Catholic High School has been awarded the 2009 Siemens Award for Advanced Placement. Following is the Siemens Foundation’s description of the award: “The Siemens Foundation honors one high school per state in recognition of the schools that are leading their state in AP participation and performance in science, math, and technology.” The award letter reads in part, “In a pool of extremely strong applicants from your state, your school’s commitment…and your staff’s dedication to students’ success were evident. We believe high schools like yours represent the best of American education.”
You can read the entire article at the Valley Catholic Web site here.